thing needed to make sth else possible; thing on which another thing depends; state of a thing; health
position in society; rank
bring into a desired state or condition
"a condition (or state) of disrepair"
"the current status of the arms negotiations"
"the human condition"
"another consideration is the time it would take"
"a heart condition"
"a skin condition"
"the contract set out the conditions of the lease"
"the terms of the treaty were generous"
"Parents must discipline their children"
"Is this dog trained?"
"The will stipulates that she can live in the house for the rest of her life"
"The contract stipulates the dates of the payments"
"he conditions old cars"
"I condition my hair after washing it"
Wilt thou enjoy the good, Then cavil the conditions?
A list of twenty-one conditions on which..Communist groups..would be admitted to the Third International.
出自： G. F. Kennan
Their ideas of beauty were conditioned by what they disliked about their parents.
出自： M. Girouard
He conditioned his going on weather.
The gift to the boy is conditioned on his good marks.
His boyhood conditioned him to hardship.
A child born in the far north is soon conditioned to the long cold dark winters.
When a child has become conditioned to life in a city, he may feel quite at a loss in any other environment.
误 The conditions of Mr. Smith are getting worse.
正 The condition of Mr. Smith is getting worse.
正 Mr. Smith's condition is getting worse.
析 表示“健康状况”, condition为不可数名词,无复数形式。
误 In such favourable conditions, we will win without a shade of doubt.
正 Under such favourable conditions, we will win without a shade of doubt.
析 表示“在某种形势下”,应该用under conditions或under the condition。
误 Under this condition you had better consult a doctor.
正 In this case you had better consult a doctor.
析 condition不能用来指具体的情况,“既然是这样”可说in this case。
误 You should try to keep the car in a good condition.
正 You should try to keep the car in good condition.